Baerecke-Limpricht clay pit, Halberstadt (bed 15) (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany (51.9° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 10.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Knollenmergel Member (Trossingen Formation), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• Knollenmergel, upper Middle Keuper; 2 beds close together

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; tabular, argillaceous sandstone

• "strongly argillaceous slab sandstone"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by O. Jaekel in 1909-1913

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: O. Kuhn. 1939. Beitr├Ąge zur Keuperfauna von Halberstadt [Contributions to the Keuper fauna of Halberstadt]. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 21:258-286 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 139484: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp. Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
Actinopteri
 Lepisosteiformes -
"? Prolepidotus sp." = Lepidotes
"? Prolepidotus sp." = Lepidotes Agassiz 1843 gar
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Plagiosauridae
Plagiosaurus sp. Jaekel 1914 tetrapod
Gerrothorax sp. Nilsson 1934 tetrapod